Artistic biography

Julie Schmidt Andreasen is a Danish choreographer, dancer and teacher working nationally and internationally. She creates dance works involving various artforms and collaborators placed in theatres, museums, and natural environments for all ages.

She graduated from London Contemporary Dance School with a Bachelor of Arts with Honour. Her work has been shown at Skagens Museer, Johannes Larsen Museet, Kirsten Kjærs Museum, CLAY Keramikmuseum Danmark, J.F. Willumsen Museum (DK), Palladium Theatre (SE), Zealous X Exhibition, Wandsworth Fringe festival, Resolution (UK), Young Choreographers, Greensboro Dance Film Festival (USA).

She has performed in choreographed and improvised dance pieces, films, opera, concerts, live art installations, and the Olympic Opening Ceremony, 2012. She danced in pieces by Itamar Serussi, Rick Nodine, Grounded Dance Company, Sasha Roubicek, Ari Rosenzweig, Mansoor Ali, Mara Vivas amongst others.

Julie is teaching in educational and cultural institutions all around Denmark and has most recently taught at University College Absalon in Vordingborg, AFUK Akademiet For Utæmmet Kreativitet in Copenhagen and toured public schools in Thy.

Together with Birgitte Lundtoft she founded the company Schmidt & Lundtoft making dance performances and workshops exploring human-nature relationships engaging people as audiences, participants as well as co-creators. They have been artists-in-residence at several natural centers and performed at Landshape Land Art festivals.

Julie is currently associated artist at Børns Møde med Kunsten. She has attended residencies at Clarence Mews (UK), Slagteriet (DK), Lieux Communes (BE), BIRCA (DK), Forsøgsstationen (DK) and received several grants.